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adjective arbitrary pronunciation in American English /ˈɑrbɪˌtreri/
  1. not based on any particular plan, or not done for any particular reason
    an arbitrary decision
    The selection of the 100 participants was completely arbitrary.
    1. a.
      used about actions that are considered to be unfair
      This is a country where arbitrary arrests are commonplace.
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 arbitrary pronunciation in American English /ˈɑrbɪˌtrerəli/arbitrary pronunciation in American English /ˌɑrbɪˈtrerəli/ adverb
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